Security threats increasing with 70% using personal devices for work

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Samsung has revealed the results of a multi-industry research study, which identifies the main technology challenges UK businesses have faced over the last year – and the key solution they’re turning to – as the nation prepares for a future of hybrid working.

It’s predicted a quarter of Brits will work from home full-time by 2025, compared to just 5% in 2019. With mobile technology becoming essential for remote productivity, organisations now face a wave of challenges to deploy a mobility strategy that is controlled, effective and secure.

Using personal devices for work

Researchers surveyed decision-makers and employees in the Finance and Professional Services sectors – aimed to identify where businesses experienced the most troubling tech challenges when forced into the sudden reality of remote working. Most notably, 29% of respondents experienced increased security threats and 30% of businesses admitting to not having enough mobile devices to offer to their remote workers.

Consequently, seven out of ten employees admit to...

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